The Electronic Components, Technology and Materials (ECTM) group offers a multi-disciplinary research environment, with a strong interaction with industry, on emerging materials, innovative microstructures and devices and novel integration concepts for Health, Energy, Sensing & Environmental applications.
ECTM consists of 2 professors, 2 part-time professors, 4 assistant professors, and over 30 researchers.
Sounds good: treating depression with ultrasound
Physicians are desperate to find new and effective treatment options for chronic pain and depression. Tiago Costa is developing a novel targeted neuro-modulation treatment for depression, using focused ultrasound. His goal is to treat only brain areas that need attention, leaving other parts of the brain undisturbed.